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Thursday Jul 17 | Silicon Alley Insider

Bitcoin Evangelists Are Furious About New York's Proposed New Digital Currency Rules

This morning the New York Department of Financial Services released a draft proposal of how they would regulate Bitcoin businesses.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Wall Street Journal

VC Tim Draper Is Sole Winner of the U.S. Bitcoin Auction

Tim Draper, a well-known Silicon Valley venture capitalist and founding partner of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, was the sole winner in the U.S. Marshals Service's auction of 30,000 bitcoins that were seized as part of the October Silk Road bust, according to a post on the blog of Vaurum , a bitcoin exchange service in which Draper is an investor.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Economics News, Bitcoin, Financial Services, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Investment Services

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Bloomberg

Bitcoin Auction Ends, Single Bidder Wins Entire Cache

A single bidder bought a large cache of bitcoins at an U.S. government auction, part of a larger pool of the virtual currency seized from the Silk Road website.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Retail, Apparel, Cache, Computers

New York Business.com

Silicon Alley darling Tapad raises $7M in new capital

The multi-device advertising platform startup will look to expand its European operations after a second successful Series B round.

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Related Topix: DoubleClick, AppNexus, Simulmedia

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-SecondMarket, Pantera outbid in bitcoin auction

SecondMarket and U.S. investment firm Pantera Capital, two of the more prominent bidders in the U.S. Marshals bitcoin auction, on Monday said they were outbid in their attempts to buy some of the nearly 30,000 coins sold late last week.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin

GigaOM

Bitcoin price jumps six percent as US Marshals' auction comes to a close

It's after 5 p.m. ET in New York, which means winners of the auction of seized Silk Road bitcoins conducted by the U.S. Marshals Service are starting to be notified.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Business Journal

5 founders on the prowl for millions of dollars in confiscated bitcoins

The UpTake: Not quite currency, not quite property, this massive bitcoin auction will be unlike anything we've quite seen before.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Bloomberg

Bitcoin Auction Draws Wall Street, Silicon Valley Bidders

Buyers from Wall Street to Silicon Valley are lining up to bid on a cache of bitcoins worth $17.4 million, underscoring the interest in the digital currency even after its boom and bust.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, US News

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

The Government Is About To Hold A Gigantic Bitcoin Auction - Here's How To Participate

The U.S. Marshals Service will be auctioning off nearly 30,000 Bitcoins worth $17.5 million on Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. The coins come from the government's seizure of Silk Road's massive Bitcoin stash, worth more than $80 million.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin

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